Wattana teaches Drawing I: Focus on Perception, Drawing II: Refining Technique, Drawing Ideas: Developing Your Sketchbook, Figure Drawing I, and Figure Drawing II for the UC San Diego Extension Art and the Creative Process Professional Certificate.
He is an artistic mastermind in traditional art skills, excellent mentor to students and provides insight into self confidence and artistic abilities. Wattana has up to 20 years experience working with students and 10 years of that is working with college level aged students mentoring them for the animation and video game industries. A 2002 graduate of the CalArts Character Animation Program, Wattana has also partaken in the first Arts Pedagogy class at CalArts, which teaches artists to become art mentors. He is currently working as an independent artist, loves traveling the world to hang out with his former students, sharing life stories and philosophy sessions.